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National Daily Weather Summary


Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
State extremes | Noteworthy weather | Capital Cities | Regional Cities | Alpine Stations
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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that has been checked for gross errors but has not yet been fully validated. They are based on data received as at 1403 EST on 06/05/2018. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

District Site Today Previous monthly record Previous all time record
if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest minimum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014954

BRADSHAW

26.0

26.0

19/05/2004

13

1 P Equal to record.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

QLD

Gulf Country

029127

MOUNT ISA AERO

22.7

21.7

06/05/2000

17

1 N

QLD

Northwest

037010

CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP

25.4

22.0

11/05/2007

11

1 N

QLD

Northwest

037034

THE MONUMENT AIRPORT

22.8

19.1

30/05/2007

11

1 N


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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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4pm EST Maximum temperature anomalies

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10pm EST Solar Radiation

Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:02EST, 06/05/2018.

Major centres
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km (24-hour average km/h) Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
PERTH AIRPORT 29.4 +7.6 7.2 -3.2 3.7 0.0 3.8 9.7 291 (12.1) 44/12
BUNBURY 25.0 +3.8 5.1 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 137 ( 5.7) 28/12
MANDURAH 23.8 +2.5 11.2 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 30/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +2.0 24.2 +2.1 22.9 0.0 6.4 11.1 226 ( 9.4) 50/12
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.5 -0.5 6.5 -1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 44/10
WHYALLA AERO 20.2 -0.2 6.9 -1.8 -- 0.2 -- -- 270 (11.3) 24/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.5 +1.6 10.2 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 214 ( 8.9) 24/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.3 +3.2 11.4 +4.1 -- 5.6 -- -- 502 (20.9) 48/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.7 +3.9 19.1 +5.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 545 (22.7) 39/00
CAIRNS AERO 30.1 +2.5 23.3 +3.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 475 (19.8) 50/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 +2.7 18.2 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 35/13
MACKAY M.O 26.5 +2.3 19.0 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 273 (11.4) 35/11
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.1 +5.1 16.9 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 156 ( 6.5) 30/11
BUNDABERG AERO 28.6 +4.0 15.9 +1.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 167 ( 7.0) 35/15
COOLANGATTA 25.9 +2.8 17.1 +3.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 382 (15.9) 54/10
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 +3.0 16.9 +4.1 14.2 0.0 3.8 9.3 287 (12.0) 46/16
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 24.6 +4.8 15.3 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 198 ( 8.3) 46/19
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 23.0 +2.7 6.2 -2.5 -- 0.0 4.0 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.0 -0.4 7.6 -2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 196 ( 8.2) 28/09
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.5 +0.2 7.9 -2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 359 (15.0) 34/09
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 18.4 +2.7 2.0 -1.4 -5.0 0.0 2.0 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.8 +1.9 3.8 -2.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 430 (17.9) 39/10
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.4 +2.4 11.6 +0.7 6.6 0.0 7.6 10.3 564 (23.5) 30/09
RICHMOND RAAF 23.6 +3.1 4.0 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 328 (13.7) 18/13
BELLAMBI AWS 21.2 +1.6 13.0 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 482 (20.1) 35/02
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.1 -- 2.6 -- -- 2.0 -- -- 495 (20.6) 34/01
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.4 +1.1 4.2 -1.6 -- 0.6 -- -- 366 (15.3) 31/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 17.8 +0.2 3.7 -1.7 -- 2.4 -- -- 293 (12.2) 21/13
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.2 +1.2 5.8 -1.6 -- 0.0 4.0 10.0 253 (10.5) 21/12
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.6 +1.4 4.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 366 (15.3) 34/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.8 +3.2 6.4 +1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 348 (14.5) 34/14
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 20.8 +4.2 8.9 +0.6 6.7 0.2 3.8 8.4 586 (24.4) 48/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.5 +3.9 6.4 +0.7 -- 3.0 -- -- 531 (22.1) 46/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.9 +2.1 8.2 +3.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 279 (11.6) 46/12
HOBART AIRPORT 19.0 +3.8 10.3 +3.7 5.7 0.0 4.6 6.1 565 (23.5) 70/16
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

37.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
37.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
37.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+8.0 : 30.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+7.6 : 33.8 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.6 : 29.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+7.4 : 30.1 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+7.1 : 33.0 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA

29.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
28.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL
27.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
27.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL

+9.3 : 17.1 MILES CONSTANCE STREET Darling Downs W QLD
+8.5 : 18.7 BLACKALL AIRPORT Central West QLD
+8.2 : 19.4 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+7.9 : 15.6 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+7.9 : 26.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

2.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-2.3 : 4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.1 : 4.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.1 : 2.6 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.1 : 29.0 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
-1.7 : 4.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-2.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.3 : -0.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.2 : 2.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.5 : 4.1 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA
-6.4 : 2.0 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.3 : 1.6 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.3 : 2.4 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

Wettest
Sunniest & dullest
Windiest
Highest gusts
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.
Highest and lowest recordings of hours of sunshine for the 24 hours to midnight.
Highest wind run totals in kilometres for the 24 hours to 9am (average speed in brackets). All reported runs > =25km/h are shown.
Highest wind gusts in km/h for the 24 hours to midnight followed by the hour in which it occurred. All stations with gusts > 89km/h are shown.
54.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
31.6 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN) W Coast TAS
25.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
19.8 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
19.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

VICTORIA
Upper NE
19.8 MOUNT BULLER

TASMANIA
Central Plateau
19.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK
W Coast
54.0 MOUNT READ
31.6 QUEENSTOWN (SOUTH QUEENSTOWN)

ISLANDS
Islands
25.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

Reports not yet available

1771 (73.8) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1705 (71.0) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1396 (58.2) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1378 (57.4) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1178 (49.1) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1156 (48.2) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1136 (47.3) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
1131 (47.1) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
1024 (42.7) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
1006 (41.9) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
998 (41.6) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
987 (41.1) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
946 (39.4) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
924 (38.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
919 (38.3) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
877 (36.5) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
864 (36.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
842 (35.1) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
829 (34.5) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
811 (33.8) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
769 (32.0) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
759 (31.6) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
757 (31.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
751 (31.3) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
751 (31.3) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
743 (31.0) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
732 (30.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
732 (30.5) DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
732 (30.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
731 (30.5) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
729 (30.4) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
721 (30.0) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
719 (30.0) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
715 (29.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
708 (29.5) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
700 (29.2) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
699 (29.1) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
696 (29.0) NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
696 (29.0) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
696 (29.0) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
695 (29.0) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
694 (28.9) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
693 (28.9) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
671 (28.0) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
670 (27.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
658 (27.4) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
641 (26.7) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
640 (26.7) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
631 (26.3) BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
627 (26.1) MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
627 (26.1) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
615 (25.6) PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
611 (25.5) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
610 (25.4) CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
130/17 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
126/17 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
117/15 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
115/16 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
113/17 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
113/01 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
102/01 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
100/00 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
93/14 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
TASMANIA
W Coast
MOUNT READ
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS

TIN CAN BAY (DEFENCE)
10.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.6mm/h
12.8mm in 30 min to 22:30 25.6mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 19.2mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 16.4mm/h
Islands
CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 76(150/ 63 ) at 13:30
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(270/ 82 ) at 01:44
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 95(260/ 76 ) at 00:05
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 130(310/102 ) at 17:53
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 121(280/100 ) at 15:08
TASMAN ISLAND : 80(310/ 63 ) at 15:14
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 115(280/ 58 ) at 16:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 87(280/ 72 ) at 15:39
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 93(310/ 69 ) at 14:30
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 111(310/ 93 ) at 18:30
MOUNT READ : 108(300/ 82 ) at 17:30
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 113(290/ 83 ) at 01:50